Design - Minor

College of Communication and Information
School of Visual Communication Design
241 Taylor Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-7856
vcd@kent.edu
www.kent.edu/vcd


Description

The Design minor provides students with grounding in the fundamental elements of graphic design, including design research and history, graphic software, industry standards and professional ethics.

Fully Offered At:

  • Kent Campus

Admission Requirements

Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students enrolled only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.

Minor Requirements

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Minor Requirements
VCD 13000INTRODUCTION TO VISUAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN 3
VCD 13001INTRODUCTION TO VISUAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN STUDIO (min B grade)3
VCD 22000DESIGN/ILLUSTRATION TECHNIQUES I 3
VCD 23001INTRODUCTION TO TYPOGRAPHY 3
VCD 34004VISUAL ETHICS 3
VCD 37000VISUAL DESIGN FOR MEDIA: ADVANCED 3
VCD 45000GRAPHIC DESIGN PERSPECTIVES (WIC) 3
Minimum Total Credit Hours:21

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Minor GPA
2.250
  • Requirement to declare minor: Minimum 2.000 overall Kent State University GPA; or, if a first semester freshman or transfer student admitted in good standing, no established Kent State University GPA is needed.